The Kansas City Royals have signaled to teams that they are willing to move closer Jonathan Broxton, major league sources told

The Royals entered Thursday with deficit of 7-1/2 games in the American League Central and 0.4 percent chance of reaching the playoffs, according to the most recent Baseball Prospectus postseason odds calculation. Thus, the Royals are viewed as a likely seller at this month's non-waiver trade deadline.